Timeout middleware for Fiber wraps a fiber.Handler with a timeout. If the handler takes longer than the given duration to return, the timeout error is set and forwarded to the centralized ErrorHandler.

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func New(h fiber.Handler, t time.Duration) fiber.Handler


Import the middleware package that is part of the Fiber web framework

import (

After you initiate your Fiber app, you can use the following possibilities:

handler := func(ctx *fiber.Ctx) error {
err := ctx.SendString("Hello, World 👋!")
if err != nil {
return err
return nil
app.Get("/foo", timeout.New(handler, 5 * time.Second))